My Cousin Rachel (1952), The Robe (1953), Becket (1964), The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1965), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), Equus (1977) RICHARD BURTON's Academy Award Nominations : Burton's gravestone in Geneva, Switzerland. Richard Wagner, "Wagner" (1983) Winston Churchill, The Gathering Storm" (1974) & Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years" (1960) Leon Trotsky, "The Assassination of Trotsky" (1972) Marc Anthony, Cleopatra" (1963) King Henry VIII, Anne of a Thousand Days" (1969) Thomas a Becket, Becket" (1964) Alexander the Great, Alexander the Great" (1956) Historic figures RICHARD BURTON played on film :
It was also at the centre of a humorous exchange between Elizabeth and the late Princess Margaret of England. Is that the famous diamond? But its so largehow very vulgar! Yes, said Elizabeth. Aint it great? Margaret then asked to try on the huge stone. It doesnt look so vulgar now, does it? remarked Elizabeth.